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Medicare

Medicare is a topic that concerns many of us who live in the United States. Here you will find tips, updates, and more.

3 Top Reasons Medicare Star Ratings Are Important
1 week ago

3 Top Reasons Medicare Star Ratings Are Important

Whether it’s Medicare Advantage or Part D star ratings, knowing how plans stack up next to each other is important. Medicare star ratings can give you an idea of how others felt about the policy, and they can help you see how policies perform…
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What Will Medicare Look Like in a Post-Covid World?
3 weeks ago

What Will Medicare Look Like in a Post-Covid World?

The coronavirus has changed many things in the world, healthcare and Medicare included. But what will Medicare look like in a post-Covid world? Well, there are some changes we’ve noticed, including increased access to telemedicine…
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3 Tips to De-Stress your Journey into the Medicare System
4 weeks ago

3 Tips to De-Stress your Journey into the Medicare System

If you’re turning 65 in the next 12 months, I surely don’t have to tell you what your mailbox likely looks like! The mailers and post cards are piled high in some bin to get to later, when you know you have to sit down and think about Medicare…
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How Medicare Benefits Are Changing in 2021
1 month ago

How Medicare Benefits Are Changing in 2021

Each year, Medicare benefits, i.e., terms of coverage, change, and for the most part, the costs increase. But Medicare isn’t the only option that sees changes. Medicare Advantage plans and Part D drug plans have coverage changes too…
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Depression Awareness Month: Mental Health Resources Covered by Medicare
3 months ago

Depression Awareness Month: Mental Health Resources Covered by Medicare

October is Depression Awareness Month, depression being a serious mental health disorder that is plaguing Americans now more than ever due to the pandemic. In June, 31% of U.S. adults reported struggling with symptoms…
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The 4 Golden Rules to Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period
4 months ago

The 4 Golden Rules to Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period

With October right around the corner, it’s time to start preparing for Medicare’s Annual Election Period (AEP), also known as Medicare Open Enrollment, which runs from October 15th to December 7th. It’s important for beneficiaries to gather…
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Navigating Medicare and Employer-Provided Health Insurance Plans
5 months ago

Navigating Medicare and Employer-Provided Health Insurance Plans

With open enrollment approaching, it’s important that those who are still working and are eligible for Medicare have a solid grasp on health insurance options and are able to make an educated decision on which plans…
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Does Medicare Cover Medical Marijuana or CBD Products? No – But There Are Some Options!
6 months ago

Does Medicare Cover Medical Marijuana or CBD Products? No – But There Are Some Options!

As of March 2020, 33 states have legalized comprehensive, publicly available medical marijuana or cannabis programs and 13 have approved use of “low THC, high cannabidiol (CBD)” products for medical reasons…
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Mark Your Calendars: 3 Medicare Enrollment Periods You Shouldn’t Miss
7 months ago

Mark Your Calendars: 3 Medicare Enrollment Periods You Shouldn’t Miss

As you embark on the journey beyond 60, or if you’ve already crossed that threshold into your golden years, one of the things you have to begin thinking about in regard to your health and finances is Medicare…
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